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tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. eastern on the lead, how faith helped him lose 65 pounds and how his congregation dropped 250 pounds. "ac 360" starts now. jake, thanks. good evening everyone. breaking news, somebody may have the makings of a radio active bomb. the cobalt 60 have been found but there is no accounts the content has been accounted for. the last time this stuff got loose, people got sicked and died. first, a mess that is affecting millions tonight, a winter storm is starting to haerm the country's midsection as ugly as it's getting, what makes it worse is how quickly and drastically this got going. a day ago spring-like in the mountains midwest and it was 80 in dallas and it will be 40 degrees colder in dallas and
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below zero in deeper places. to chad myers who is monitoring the winter whiplash. >> we talk about cold weather in january and february, but not this early in december. this is middle winter-type weather and we're in the fall. 80 in dallas today, 8 in denver and that cold air is coming down into oklahoma city, into idaho. look at these temperatures from 9 in denver today to 80 in dallas love field. the cold air is sinking out of canada and will go to the gulf coast and stop. the problem is the gulf coast says wait a minute, it's still fall, i want to be warm and sends up moisture, tries to send up humidity over the top of the cold air. so we'll get an ice storm through the central part of the plains where it's going to be 30 and raining. why not snow? it will be 50 degrees aloft or 50 degrees up in the sky. it's going to rain but it's going to rain where it's 30, 31,
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2, a little snow in oklahoma city. i don't believe this is a snow maker. this is an ice machine for memphis, little rock, evansville, some snow, but the big story is this ice sticking to everything, trees, power lines, millions of people will be without power before this thing finally stops. now when it gets to new york and into the east coast it runs out of moisture. so that's some good news. we won't put down power lines but the central part of the country is in for it for the next few days. this will get ugly and fast. people will be stuck at work. kids will be stuck at school if we don't watch how quickly it comes on us. by tomorrow night it will be an ice rink in dallas, little rock and a little snow to the north of there. >> so more storms behind this? >> there are. there is another storm that could affect parts of washington d.c. for the -- i would say, sunday night kind of arena. here is the deal. the warm air is in police.
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it's been in place in dallas. so the warm air will be in place in d.c., too. the cold air under cuts the warm air and it tries to rain through. if you're on this part of the storm, you get freezing rain and sleet. it's the stuff that comes down and freezes on the ground. it just covers everything up. if you're little farther where the air is thicker cold, it will come down as an ice pellet. you'll hear that hit the window or you and farther to the north there, that will be snow not for a long time but can you imagine 5 or 6 degrees and icy conditions in dallas? it's been almost a year since the sandy hook shootings. 911 recordings have been public. ordinary people doing their best to save lives in the middle of the worst situation anyone can imagine. this net work is careful about playing portions. debra has listened to them all
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and joins us. what stands out? >> how police dispatchers responded to this. they were very professional. their training really kicked in. the main dispatcher notified his supervisor immediately, a sergeant and had all police officers respond. in his words, he said get everybody you can going down there. he's able to make contact with somebody in the school and asks about the situation. the lockdown, the learning of the school in lockdown. also, that people are who he calls defending in police. he had a colleague notify the connecticut state police. so this is happening very, very quickly but within a matter of seconds, he was able to asses the situation and get the different parts moving to try to save as many people in that building as he possibly could. >> one call is made by the custodian. >> yeah, and it was fascinating to listen. this man called a hero at the time became the eyes and ears of the dispatcher. he was in a different part of the school building, away from
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the children and away from the gunman but able to tell the dispatcher what he was hearing when shots were being fired, when there was complete silence. he was able to show the dispatcher what he was seeing, the fact people were passing through the windows, so the dispatcher could understand that those were some of the responding officers and anderson, at one point he makes contact with the responding officers who confront him and the dispatcher says tell them you're the custodian. he says i'm the custodian and the dispatcher was able to relay information to the responding officers, including the fact the connecticut state police were on the way and also, the fact that there were indeed victims. it happened quickly. those calls show a certain -- >> got it. >> a certain fear urgency but a level of calm to do what had to be done to save those kids. >> appreciate the update. there is no easy answer to the question whether to play all, some or none of the recordings. none of this is easy for news
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organizations. it's something worth talking about with three media professionals and parents. this is obviously a difficult decision news companies around the country have been wrestling with this all day. where do you come down on it? >> i think they should certainly be released and available to the news media to make a news judgment about whether we should play them or not. >> right, i agree with that. >> where i agree with your decision is i didn't hear anything in the tapes that really advanced the story a great deal, certainly the 911 operators behaved very professionally. the custodian was certainly a very responsible person record porting it. there is really nothing in the story that changes our understanding of what happened and so i just didn't really see the news value in them. >> christiane? >> i agree. i heard a few of them and seen written reports of a few of them. it appears the police reacted
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fast and were on the scene within four minutes. the news value issue has been laid to rest, it's not massively news worthy but beyond that it's a matter of taste, anderson. i think we're grappling with something we could play. let's be very clear, we may end up being accused of hypocrisy because we play 911 tapes at the drop of a hat on other issues. >> this is 2013. these tapes are all over the internet. if people want to hear them, they can hear them. so it's not like we're denying the pub di public on them -- >> dr. drew? >> the families should not listen to them, the families can be terrifying. they asked us as media not to go into new town on the anniversary. we should find ways to be respectful but keep the story top of mind. we must keep telling and
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stepping and this is not the first thing this happened in the last couple years. it caused us to cross into a zone i never imagined this country would get into and as a result, we must continue to eliminate every aspect of the story because the fact is nothing changed since this happened and that's where obligations lie. >> part of my thinking on this and my sort of, i think, as staff our discussion is there is this conspiracy -- there are these conspiracy people out there who don't believe this happened. >> yeah. >> which is so absurd and, you know, these tapes are yet, obviously -- but even trying to convince these people. >> it's so absurd. look at the conspiracy theories around 9/11, who did it -- >> that's where i came down trying to convince these people it's ridiculous. >> but it's worth remembering now that yes, indeed. the 9/11 911 tapes were played in 2006. the city fought the release of the tapes and new york is not legally bound to make them
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public, and when they did release them, they scrubbed them heavily. you didn't hear the voices of those who perished. >> the new town tapes, it's not so much -- you're not hearing anything horrific on the tapes, but it's the knowledge of what is occurring in the listener's mind that makes them chilling. >> absolutely. compared to some 911 tapes we've heard and played on the air, they are not as horrific as -- i mean, there is certainly no one who has died whose voice is on the tape. you can't hear any children in the background. so it's not that the tapes are so antiinflammatory or horrible in and of themselves but they are representative of an event that, you know, is probably the worst american public crime that -- since 9/11. >> yeah, i mean, some of them are pretty desperate and it is hard to listen to, and i only listed to very few of them trying to make, you know, judgment whether to use them.
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i think when people hear them, if they do, they will be very, very upset. you know some local stations in connecticut will not be airing them. other networks are taking their own decisions, i guess, many won't be. it is really important, i think, as dr. drew said, as well, this will bring up a whole new set of emotions and maybe, maybe i'm a little conflicted, maybe it should bring up a set of emotions, something to change on this issue. >> absolutely, respectfully, to automatic of us, the public is really not that concerned with the nuance of journal taste making but the story and never letting this happen again and forgetting it. and why aren't we moving forward? that's where we should put our energy. why can't we take this story and make change? >> that's true and one of my reasons if we ever did air them would be, and maybe this is not journalism cool to say but once again, put this in the public to
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see whether it change os pinions, there were lots of promises made. i know you were right. you said nothing would change and you were right but that's an appalling way to be right. >> i disagree with drew a little bit. i'm not sure it's our job -- >> i agree. >> to push change, to say -- >> it's not about pushing change. >> to say we want laws to go one way or the other -- >> i feel like it's my job. >> that's right. >> i feel like i see something very wrong here from my prospective mental health providers and physicians can't intervene effectively. that's why a lot of these things happened. there needs to be a procedure put in place that protects people and allows people that know the difference to do their job. >> i just want to give you an example from a completely different set of facts covering bosnia and horrors in the field. i used to be infuriated when editors would say that such and such piece of video cannot be played because it's just too grew some.
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i say, hang on a second, that's the reality. by selling stories, it did in the end change the reality and changed the action and intervention and we moved the story along. so i'm very deeply conflicted about this. for me, genuinely it's a matter of taste and respecting the families one year on. >> but also, i think to jeffrey's point, about you can make the argument that you don't necessarily want to hear them, and that a program doesn't necessarily want to play them, and is not going to play them but there is the right to have them be released. >> yes. >> because you don't want the government to hold on these things in the future try to hide incompetence or hide whatever it may be. >> that's an important principle and i thought it was wrong the connecticut's states attorney on behalf of the family fought the release and the judge who decided the case i thought did exactly the right thing. >> you understand why the families would fight the release -- >> the family is fine but government officials should honor the law and i do think by
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in large the news media is handling the issue responsibly and it shouldn't be up to the government to pick and choose what it discloses. it should be up to journalist to decide what to put on the air -- >> whether -- >> we have many platforms, these things will probably be put online where people can go and listen if they like but where the families are not forced to be, you know, traumatized at this time with this and maybe in a few years, like the 9/11 tapes, they might be put on the air and listen to them. >> it's a devote discussion. good to have you on. thanks. let us know what you think about the decision, follow me on anderson twitter. authorities found a stolen truck hauling a radio active substance that can be used to make a dirty bomb. it's unclear if all material is recovered. in case you thought being a crack-smoking mayor was news
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truck carrying co-bullet 60. it's not known if all the material is recovered. cobalt 60, terrorists could use it to make a dirty bomb. what do we know about this, brian? >> anderson, this information coming from the director of the mexico's national committee for nuclear security. he says the truck that was stolen on monday was found just north of mexico city. the container which contained the cobalt 60 was not on the truck when found but the container was found about a half mile away. key piece of information, the container according to this gentleman from the mexican nuclear agency had cobalt 60 inside of it but not clear if officials have been able to recover all of the cobalt 60 inside. the container was found opened and cobalt 60 was found inside but it is not clear if all of the cobalt 60 has been recovered. we believe they are still
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working on that information, still working the area, anderson, where radiation, you know, has been detected we're told and special teams have been sent in to examine the area. >> do you know why there was cobalt 60 in the truck and i understand the truck was randomly targeted or do we know that? >> we do not know. u.s. officials say it's not clear if they knew cobalt 60 was inside. the reason it was intercepted where it was, was because it was being transported from a hospital to this mexican nuclear agency for some kind of disposal, and the driver of the truck and his assistant, stopped to take a rest, and this was early monday morning when this was stolen. so they have been looking for this truck for nearly three days, anderson, and that was a real concern. >> appreciate it. so it's not clear if the people who seemed to have stolen the truck knew what they had in
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cargo. we'll talk more about what the potential use of this is with bob bear a former cia officer. it's unclear if all the materials have been recovered. if someone with ill intent got their hands on this, what would it mean? how difficult is it to use this stuff, make a kind of a bomb? >> well, the difficult part to mail it to disburse it. it has to be milled. once you get through that you put on pneumonia nitrate and set it out in downtown los angeles, you could close los angeles for two years while cleaned up. the casualty rates are difficult to measure, but the first 24 hours before 500 people and beyond that 20 times that after that. >> how well equipped are
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authorities in cities in the united states, for instance, to handle a situation like this, a scenario like this? we've seen hazmat teams go through training, but does it -- i mean, are we ready for this kind of a thing? >> oh, i think we are, but it's the problem of the mexican boarder, you can get this stuff across through tunnels, if someone was well-organized and as far as making home made explosives it's easy to do. there isn't much we can do about it. with the chaos in mexico and the ability to grab this stuff is what scars people and it rightly should. they are doing the best they can. you know, the boarder crossings are monitored but again, the tunnels are not. >> after 9/11, obviously, the united states instituted stricter rules about protecting dangerous isotopes like this but in terms of regulating them, that is a major problem i would imagine. >> anderson, you're right. it's much harder to do in mexico and with the cartel's ability to
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get at the sources of this, steal it, you know, give it to al-qae al-qaeda, it's wide open and scars people and for a good reason. >> obviously, you know, you sort of talked about how it's made into a dirty bomb. that's information available on the internet, so it's not as if you're telling some secret that you shouldn't be saying? >> no, i mean -- no, absolutely. people know this. the dirty bombs, the fear of it has been around for a long time. it's all over the internet. like most of these things are, and these people know how to do this. >> bob, we'll continue to follow this. the bottom line is we do not know if all of the cobalt 60 was still in the containcontainer. authorities looking into that. it's something we've been trying to ascertain in the last 20 minutes or so we've been on the air. coming up next, a new revelation about toronto's
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♪ welcome back. an update on toronto's crack-smoking mayor, an update like in the "toronto star." rob ford's habit of doing drugs led to him in an extortion plot
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related to him in compromising positions, newly released police documents say. that's the lead story today and that's just the start of it. you'll recall when last we checked in with his honor, he was knocking over city councilwoman the day the counsel stripped him of powers after he admitted to smoking crack. he denied time and again after reports of a compromising video emerged. >> these allegations are ridiculous, absolutely, not true. i don't -- it's ridiculous. >> are the allegations true? >> it's ridiculous. >> i do not use crack cocaine, nor am i an adduct of crack cocaine. >> after that readmitted to smoking crack. >> yes, i have smoked crack cocaine. >> when -- >> do i? am i an addict? no. have i tried it? probably in one of my drunken stupors. >> pretty much the best answer ever. the crack smoking video did not
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surface but one did of a hyped up mayor ford on a rant about arriva arrival. >> back to the crack tape which was apparently in the hands of a local drug gang. the police documents detail alleged efforts by ford to buy it back and describe wiretapped reportings of gang members talking about the drug habit. this is one of the alleged drug dealers says rob ford wants some drugs says one man on a tape.
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we have pictures of ford quote on the pipe unquote. it's conva luted and we're joined by robyn doolittle and she's been on this story from the beginning. these wiretap summeries you obtained, seem to show mayor ford try to buy, according to people on the tape, buy the infamous crack-smoking tape, from a gang member, he was talking to a fellow gang member about what ford offered him for the video and he said quote, he, meaning ford said i'll give you $5,000 and a car, what the f is that? this is crazy stuff. what do you make of these transcripts? >> basically what happened here, the allegations haven't been proven in court but it looks like rob ford chose to associate with a gang under heavy police surveillance and wiretapped and now the cops are looking into
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this group for alleged gun smuggling and gun dealing and hear these guys talking about selling crack to the mayor of toronto. they are hearing about the house the mayor frequents to buy drugs from and somewhere along the line they notice the eyes are talking to the "toronto star" about a video of him smoking crack. throughout the tapes, you can hear the gang members taking photos of him and threatening him and at one point, bizarre aside, the mayor lost his phone at one point at these crack houses and said something like he was trying to buy the phone back and one of his associates allegedly threatened to rain heat down on the neighborhood if they didn't return the phone. it's a crazy story. it involved a kidnapping and that's where we are now. >> how does a mayor of a mayor city like toronto, how does a mayor even get linked up with a violent drug gang? i mean, who makes that
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introduction? how do you -- i'm mist -- is that clear yet? like how does he start hanging out with a violent drug gang whether or not he's buying crack or not? how does he start hanging out with them? >> well, it's a certain area of -- he's a counselor and lives in the area. his home is only about ten minutes away from this complex of housing where the city bloods operate out of. his older sister is a former heroin addict. he has other addiction issues in his family. i guess it's a small world in some sense, but if you believe the mayor is using drugs, he has very -- he made an unlucky move dealing with a gang that happened to be under one of the largest police wiretap investigations in recent years. >> also, i mean, i guess, i don't know if he felt they were his friends but they are trying to -- according to this conversation, trying to extort him -- >> right. >> so i mean, he's just not
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hanging out with a great group of folks, clearly. another part of the transcript shows drug dealers talking about the mayor's alleged drug use. one says quote, rob ford wants some drugs. the other says quote, the mayor of the city rob ford was smoking his rocks today. they say they have pictures of quote ford on the pipe. has the mayor responded to this? this is not the mayor talking on these tapes, these are people involved in the drug trade so i guess you have to take them with a grain of salt. >> there is a clear -- a clear motive from these guys. takes pictures of him and documents him and collect -- if you believe what they are saying and basically collect the get out of jail free card as far as the mayor was concerned. they frequently make references to having him using drugs and they say we like him. we like him a lot but have so
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much stuff on him. it's a completely bizarre story and the mayor so far has only said he might have smoked crack once at one point in a drunken stupor. today his lawyer was at city hall and when he left he just chuckle. he didn't respond. >> for his talk, i've done a great job. if he's making pay offs and being extorted, that has to weigh heavily in terms of being able to function at the job if you're being extorted for large amounts of money. i also understand and this i find confusing, the cell phone video of ford allegedly smoking crack, i've seen reports that it's believed there is possibly a murder somehow wrapped up in this. >> right. >> there is a picture that -- from the toronto police that we're now showing that the man on the left in this picture is a man allegedly murdered. is it because of the video? >> right, this is a really complicated side story and i'll try to explain it really quickly
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and precisely. this man, anthony smith, was killed just days before the initial dealing called me saying they had this video, and that person said that the man -- anthony smith was killed because of the video. after the video story was published, members of the mayor's staff were telling each other that they had received calls and they believe that anthony smith was killed because of the video, the video was on his phone and that was the motive for murder. it does not appear that's the case. my police sources are adamant that that is not the case. this guy was killed, regular gang fighting. what is really significant is that the mayor of toronto's staff believes this could have been true but the mayor in the videotape smoking crack was a motive for murder and they were discussing it in office. it is right out of the wire. >> i mean, yeah. when i read the transcripts today, i was stunned.
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just incredible. robyn, appreciate it again from "the toronto star". what a just released autopsy report reveals about "fast and furious" paul walker's last moments and a 360 exclusive interview of olivia, the toronto teen that died far too young. she inspired millions with the cover of the katy perry song and her courage. we'll talk to her family soon. every day we're working to be an even better company - and to keep our commitments. and we've made a big commitment to america. bp supports nearly 250,000 jobs here. through all of our energy operations, we invest more in the u.s. than any other place in the world. in fact, we've invested over $55 billion here in the last five years - making bp america's largest energy investor. our commitment has never been stronger.
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tonight a 360 exclusive, olivia's family is speaking out. she died just last week. 16 years is certainly not a long life, but it was time enough for olivia to leave an extraordinary mark on the world. her cover of the katy perry song roar got more than 2 million hits on youtube. she recorded it as her fight with cancer was getting harder.
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♪ ♪ ♪ because i am a champion and you're going to hear me roar ♪ >> that recording inspired a lot of people including katy perry who sent this video message to olivia after hearing it. >> hey, olivia, it's katy perry here. i just wanted to reach back out to you and tell you i saw your video, and i was very moved and you sounded great. for being in the studio and making your wish to record that song, i thought that was really cool. i love you. a lot of people love you and that's why your video got to me and it moved everybody that saw it. so just wanted to send you some love and some light and tell you that i'm thinking about you. thank you so much, keep roaring. >> well, olivia did keep roaring up until the end. the loss obviously still incredibly raw but her mom and sister said they are ready to talk now. they created a fund to help
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other kids with cancer. i spoke to kerry and kaley wise. how are you holding up, first of all? >> we, actually, are -- we've had a really rough week, and we're holding up basically due to all the distraction. we basically it's coming in waves. it's the worst thing that we've ever had to deal with, and it's a great loss, and we're trying to take the positive from it all, and move forward because that's what olivia would have wanted. >> what do you want people to know about olivia? people that feel like they have met her because of seeing her sing and her spirit and her strength, i think is what impacted so many people. >> well, we've always known olivia was so special, and now the world seen how special she really is. and olivia just showed us that
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strength and courage through her illness and the one thing that we would like the world to know is that it's important to keep your strength, follow your dreams, olivia never gave up fighting for her dream. no, she was in school until august still planning to do all the things she wanted to do. she rare ll lly went to negativ. she was fighting each day. she saw the beauty in each day and she was really such a beautiful young woman. we're so proud of her. >> yeah. what do you want people to know about olivia? >> like, my mom said, like olivia's whole life she was always something special. her personality and there is nobody like her. she's quite special, and it's just nice the whole world can see how talented she is. >> was she always a really good singer? >> she loved singing her whole life.
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since she was three she was in plays at school and wrote her song simple girl when she was 11 years old, which is crazy. >> few adult write songs. i couldn't write a song. >> me, either. >> what did she think when it started to get so many hits and so many people were watching? >> she was thrilled. she couldn't believe it. she kept saying we can't believe it. we can't believe it. we're like you're famous. 200,000, 300,000 and it kept going. she was really excited. >> and also to have katy perry respond to her. >> that was a dream. [ laughter ] >> yeah. >> it just shows how special she is, that she can even touch katy perry. >> and all the people that, you know, reached out to get to katy perry was amazing and we're so grateful for katy perry to answer us because i'm sure there is so many children and people that want to reach her, and we're glad olivia made that i'm
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pack. >> there is also must be -- i have a brother who died when i was 21 and he was 23, and i have no video of him. there is no video of him talking and that's something that sort of as the years have gone by, i can't remember his voice and to have her voice on tape is got to be such a powerful thing. >> oh my god, i'm having goose bumps because that was one of my biggest fears and i just for technology today and to have her voice and all the pictures and the video and the things that we have, even from when she was younger is -- i'm just so grateful for that. >> is it too painful to watch them now or do you like watching them? >> i watch them -- we kind of have a rule. she doesn't want me to watch them at night before bed because i'm like -- yeah, it's hard. but i just feel like i know she would want us to watch them and enjoy them and she would always say to me, mommy, you have to be
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strong. you have other kids. i just keep hearing what he said to me and really, she's just propelling us forward with this whole live wise fund. >> when she got the diagnosis, she remained incredibly strong in face of this. >> she really did. she rarely had times of being down and -- >> she rarely complained. like i can't even remember her complaining at all, not to me at least and she was always so positive. she wouldn't want us to cry. when we would get upset she would say don't be sad. she wanted us to be happy and enjoy our time together. >> you mentioned the live wise fund. explain to us, a t-shi live wise. >> so wetarted a fund aou months ago in her name just to research, and sincehen we've changed it, it goes towards brain cancer research and pogo, which is --
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>> the pediatric oncology group of ontario and the care team at sick children's hospital. >> we just want to keep her spirit alive really and just keep, you know, raising awareness and funds to find a cure -- >> this is a rare form of -- >> brain cancer, yeah, but there is a lot of kids with cancer, and, you know, olivia wanted to be a pediatrician. we just want to help her continue to help children and we don't want other families to have to suffer. >> these t-shirts will go on sale at american apparel. >> on friday they should be out and they are for $10 and all the proceeds go to the live wise fund. >> i'm so glad you're doing this and continuing her message and appreciate you taking the time to talk about olivia with us. thank you. >> thank you. >> the live wise fund set a goal to raise more than $250,000 and
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the picture coming into focus, the high-performance porsche hitting a light pole. the 60-second gap between the crash and fire raised questions whether walker, the car's driver may have initially survived the crash. the report sheds some light on that. kim joins me from the scene of the crash in memorial side. kim, what do we know now? >> reporter: well, it does certainly help explain that surveillance videothat cnn did obtain. in that 60-second gap what the autopsy reveals is that roger, the driver of the suv, the autopsy showing that he died of multiple traumatic injuries but the l.a. county coroner said paul walker died of multiple traumatic injuries and thermal injuries suggesting in the 60-second gap he was alive. it gives us insight into the last terrible moment of his life. >> there is also news about walker's film franchise "fast
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and furious". >> reporter: yes, universal pictures announcing they will be shut down. they will figure out what the next step will be. they will look at all the options and are grieving and committed to fans. at the same time it's a franchise enormously successful for universal. the last film gross $800 million worldwide and made the most out of all the other movies and the sixth one. so universal certainly hoping that it can continue but with the loss of their star, they are looking at options, anderson. >> appreciate it. we'll get to other stories we're following. susan hendrix has the bulletin. a survivor of the train derailment that injured and killed 67 others in new york took the step toward filing a lawsuit in connection with that accident. the passengers' attorney says the suit will accuse the railroad of negligence. wildlife officials are trying to rescue 41 short fin pilot whale
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time now for "the ridiculist" and tonight we have a story from thanksgiving night in connecticut where a 911 dispatcher with 18 years experience took what she thought had to be a prank call. >> i was just robbed at gunpoint right there. i was walking toward a friend of mine's house for thanksgiving. >> just now? >> just now. they took my turkey -- >> they took your turkey? >> yes. >> it is usually a prank tile. not this time. the 911 call persister. >> i was walking to a friend of mine's house because i was going to make my turkey at their house with some three bean casserole
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because my oven doesn't work. >> mmmmm three bean casserole. he was robbed of his turkey and side dishes on thanksgiving. they left him without a turkey on thanksgiving. once he convinced the dispatcher it was real, soon enough a police officer showed up at his house. >> i come down stairs thinking he found the two suspects and got my turkey and he gets out of his patrol car with two boston market dinners for me and my friend. >> i love boston market. maybe i'm still emotional from "cnn heroes" but i don't know if i can take it. the police officer brought thanksgiving dinner for jimmy and his friend and it was the 911 dispatcher who took up a collection from the call center and ordered the dinners because she felt bad for jimmy. that's touching especially when you take into account what these 911 operator haves to deal with. if you've seen "the ridiculist" before, they are usually more
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like this one. >> i'm at the grateful deli and i specifically asked for little turkey, and little umm, ham and ummm a lot of cheese and a lot of mayonnaises and they giving me a hard time. i was wondering if you could stop by -- i was just wondering -- >> you're calling 911 because you don't like the way that they are making your sandwich? >> exactly. >> so don't buy it. >> words of wisdom. if nothing else, at this time finally we have a food 911 call warranted and the victim got to have a thanksgiving dinner after all. >> i was just happy that the police officer and the dispatchers were able to help out in a time of need. i mean, i was really thankful for that. >> proof that even a 911 call involving a thanksgiving day robbery can have a heart warming ending on "the ridiculist." that does it for us. "piers morgan live" starts now. -- captions by vitac --
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this is piers morgan live. welcome to the viewers in the united states and around the world. adam lanza's aunt on the day the 911 calls from sandy hook are released. >> what's your location of your emergency? >> sandy hook school. i think there is somebody shooting in here at sandy hook school. >> what makes you think that? >> because somebody has a gun. i saw a glimpse of somebody running down a hallway. they are still running and shooting. sandy hook school, please. >> marsha lanza the first person to speak out. plus the grieving father of a 6-year-old who tried to save his classmates joins me and pastor rick warren, his message for the parents of sandy hook. a lot of people try to make it sound like well everything that happens is god's will. that's nonsense. god